August 15, 2017 - For the third consecutive year, metaphacts is a Gold sponsor of the International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2017). The International Semantic Web Conference is the premier international forum for the Semantic Web / Linked Data Community. ISWC 2017 will be taking place October 21-25 in Vienna, Austria and will bring together researchers, practitioners and industry specialists to discuss, advance and shape the future of semantic technologies.
metaphacts will have two presentations at the poster and demo session at this year's ISWC:
- Alexa, Ask Wikidata! Voice interaction with knowledge graphs using Amazon Alexa - October 23, 6:30 pm - in this demo, attendees will learn how metaphacts uses Amazon Alexa technologies to build a Semantic Web application able to answer factual questions using the Wikidata knowledge graph.
- Ephedra: SPARQL federation over RDF data and services - October 23, 6:30 pm - this demo will focus on Ephedra, a federated SPARQL query processing engine targeted at processing hybrid queries, which was developed as part of the metaphactory platform.